Heads up if you've got fur babies!  A recall has been issued on a variety of dog food products produced by Fromm Family Foods due to the possibility of elevated levels of Vitamin D.  These products were sold in stores throughout MinnesotaIowaWisconsin, Illinois, and nationwide.

5,500 cases of dog food voluntarily recalled due to elevated levels of Vitamin D

According to FDA.gov, a voluntary recall has been issued of approximately 5,500 cases for the following dog foods produced by Fromm Family Foods:

  • Four-Star SHREDDED BEEF IN GRAVY ENTRÉE food for dogs,
    • 12 cans per case, 11877,  12 oz. per can, UPC 7270511876, Best By Date 082024
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  • Four-Star SHREDDED CHICKEN IN GRAVY ENTRÉE food for dogs
    • 12 cans per case 11881, 12 oz. per can, UPC 7270511880, Best By Date 082024
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  • Four-Star SHREDDED PORK IN GRAVY ENTRÉE food for dogs,
    • 12 cans per case, 11879,  12 oz. per can, UPC 7270511878, Best By Date 082024
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  • Four-Star SHREDDED TURKEY IN GRAVY ENTRÉE food for dogs,
    • 12 cans per case, 11883, 12 oz. per can, UPC 7270511882, Best By Date 082024
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Symptoms that may appear in dogs that ingest elevated levels of Vitamin D

According to the recall notice at fda.gov, dogs may experience the following symptoms if they consume products that have elevated levels of Vitamin D:

  • vomiting,
  • loss of appetite,
  • increased thirst,
  • increased urination,
  • excessive drooling,
  • and weight loss.
  • very high levels of Vitamin D can lead to serious health issues including renal dysfunction.

Entire dog food recall notice and further instructions

If your dog has consumed this product, the recall did indicate that you should contact your veterinarian immediately.  You can read the full report and additional instructions here.

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People foods that are extremely dangerous to feed to your dog

Did you know that it is dangerous to feed your dog grapes?  That is one of the many foods that are on the list below that are extremely dangerous to feed your furry friend.  Keep your dog safe and look through the list below to know what is safe and what isn't for your pup.

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To prepare yourself for a potential incident, always keep your vet's phone number handy, along with an after-hours clinic you can call in an emergency. The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center also has a hotline you can call at (888) 426-4435 for advice.

Even with all of these resources, however, the best cure for food poisoning is preventing it in the first place. To give you an idea of what human foods can be dangerous, Stacker has put together a slideshow of 30 common foods to avoid. Take a look to see if there are any that surprise you.